UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course allows students to investigate in depth the rich, diverse traditions and violent upheavals of German and Austrian history. Drawing on the expertise of an unparalleled range of specialists at UCL, this programme provides a foundation for understanding some of the most important junctures and developments of the modern era. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Formal teaching occurs in the 1st 2 terms and the 3rd term is devoted to revision sessions, examinations and detailed supervision of the dissertation project.

Course Modules

Core modules: Language, culture and history. This core module permits research into 2 of the following fields: Postcolonialism; trauma; memory; collective identities. Options: Theoretical issues in history and literature; Parzival; reading modern novels; staging the past (German historical drama since 1770); writing and rewriting Marchen and other fantastic tales; language, power and ideology; translation from and into German (advanced translation); discussion and essay in German (intensive essay writing); German literature and psychology.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A knowledge of German at least equivalent to UK A'level standard is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
Short Course
Full Time
PgCert
1 year
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip